Ronald I Teichman, D.D.S.
Park Slope Dentistry | Cosmetic, Reconstructive & Family Dentistry
357 7th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11215-4320
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Deciding If Crowns, Implants, or Bonding is Right for Your Smile

Your smile is never something you should be ashamed of, and showing it off to others should be fun! While this isn’t the case for everyone, our team at Park Slope Dental feels that everyone should be able to proudly wear their smile and feel confident showing it off. As dentists in Brooklyn, many times we see patients who want to transform their smile into one that they’re excited to show off, but aren’t sure how to decide to execute it. If you’re stuck wondering if you should look into getting crowns placed over your teeth, dental implants, or dental bonding, here are some tips on deciding which is best for you.

Crowns – Dental crowns are placed over an existing tooth to help create a more natural, blended smile for your mouth. If you’re looking to transform your smile, but have broken, discolored, or chipped teeth, dental crowns might be a good option to help you do so.  In addition to having some form of physical damage to your teeth, a crown might also be a good option if you’ve had a root canal on a tooth and it doesn’t aesthetically look the same as the others around it.

Bonding – Dental bonding is simply bonding placed on an existing tooth to help fill in gaps between teeth, create a more natural shape to a tooth, or to correct discoloration in teeth as well. If you’ve suffered a dental injury where your tooth was chipped, broken, or damaged aesthetically and do not need a full replacement, dental bonding might help to correct your smile.

Implants – Dental implants are artificial teeth that are placed in your mouth, and are metal frames that are implanted in your jaw bone. Past your early adolescent years, losing teeth is usually due to poor maintenance, injury, or disease.  The loss of teeth, especially those that are visible in your smile, can cause some people to not show their teeth as often. With dental implants, you can replace those missing teeth to create a more natural, confident smile. If you’re wondering if dental implants are right for your smile, reach out to our team of dentists in Brooklyn for a full evaluation.

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